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alibi

Law
a. a defence by an accused person that he was elsewhere at the time the crime in question was committed
b. the evidence given to prove this
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But as a Christian man I feel bound to give you your chance, and ask you whether you will hear my alibi now or in court."
Weller entertained a firm and unalterable conviction that the Old Bailey was the supreme court of judicature in this country, and that its rules and forms of proceeding regulated and controlled the practice of all other courts of justice whatsoever, he totally disregarded the assurances and arguments of his son, tending to show that the alibi was inadmissible; and vehemently protested that Mr.
In Syed's case, the defense attorney might reasonably have chosen not to contact the alibi witness after concluding her expected statement that the "Serial" star was at the library conflicted with her client's explanation of his whereabouts at the time of the slaying, Vignarajah said.
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When charged with the crime of murder with Ning as the lone witness for the prosecution, Gaspar interposed the defense of alibi. He said he was at Paula's house that evening together with Paula's father, sister and brother and the latter's friend.
Now he's back in Peacock's Alibi, a fun caper highlighted by the main character's colorful narration.
BESA believes that "this Commission is just an alibi".
Afflicted with schizophrenia, Tourette's Syndrome and other mental illnesses, the prolific and gifted Jonathan Harnisch has transformed the harrowing raw material of his life into what he calls "transgressive fiction" in semi-autobiographical novels such as "Jonathan Harnisch: An Alibiography and Living Colorful Beauty." With "Second Alibi: The Banality of Life," he revisits the abrasive, triangular psychodrama of his brilliant, questing psychotic Ben Schreiber, Ben's libertine alter-ego, Georgie Gust, and the sadistic temptress, Claudia Nesbitt, who torments them both, while also including a moving plea for understanding that stands apart from the disturbed fevers of his fiction.
Father of the victim Nurlan Zhumagulov said that his son Alibi left home on April 21, later on his friend contacted the parents to say their son was taken to hospital in serious condition after being tortured for several hours.
SUSPECT CASE FILE: Despite no obvious motive for killing her former step-daughter, Jane has been acting suspiciously - at first refusing to attend Lucy's funeral, hiding her possessions from police and giving an alibi to Lauren.